Continuous evolution is the norm today. Whether facing technology and digital disruptors, changes in workforce skillsets or the transformation of operating models, supply chain executives can be certain: the ways of the past century will not position you as a leader in this century.
So what does it is take to be a business with a 21st century supply chain amidst these changes?
Future-ready supply chains are customer-centric, can operate in the ever-changing digital world with agility and do so profitably in order to be a revenue driver for the business. KPMG believes that future success for supply chain depends upon being purpose-built and built to last.
As they shift towards customer-centric offerings with demand-driven and automated networks, supply chain operations will see significant disruption across six key areas:
The biggest limitation for supply chains is no longer technologies and what they can do, but rather the imagination of the people who leverage them. As enterprises around the world are facing a perfect storm of change, today’s supply chain leaders must transform business models, organisational structures and operations to thrive today and in the future by being customer-centric, embracing emerging technologies and leveraging advanced data analytical capability.